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Jeb Bush speaks in Chicago area day after mother's death: 'She would have been very upset if I stayed home'

OAK BROOK, Ill. - Former presidential candidate and Florida governor Jeb Bush opened his remarks to an audience of about 800 people Wednesday talking about his mother, Barbara, who died on Tuesday."

"I appreciate everybody's prayers and their condolences," Bush said. "If she were here, she'd say, 'Thank God, you made it,' because she would have been very upset if I stayed home. ... You commit to something, you're

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